Minnesota's Legacy

Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,300
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Nordic Arts Alliance
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2012
End Date
December 2013
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Clay
Clay
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,300
Other Funds Leveraged
$3,480
Direct expenses
$15,780
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1. Create high quality public art through education activities and concerts. 2. Create tour to bring high quality arts to rural and underserved communities in our region. 3. Create new understanding of Scandinavian contemporary arts for Scandinavians. 4. Create new understanding of Scandinavian contemporary arts for non-Scandinavians. 5. Create new awareness of connection between fine arts, folk arts, and emerging art forms. 6. Increase community and economic development through this project. 7. Create new audiences through special outreach, programming, and artistic choices to attract 18-34 demographic.1. Create high quality public art through education activities and concerts. 2. Create tour to bring high quality arts to rural and underserved communities in our region. 3. Create new understanding of Scandinavian contemporary arts for Scandinavians. 4. Create new understanding of Scandinavian contemporary arts for non-Scandinavians. 5. Create new awareness of connection between fine arts, folk arts, and emerging art forms. 6. Increase community and economic development through this project. 7. Create new audiences through special outreach, programming, and artistic choices to attract 18-34 demographic.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The project intrigued audience members who answered the question of what they liked typically as follows “music from another culture,” “it was quite unique,” “the bass lines and also individual performer's individual performance,” “I so enjoyed the unique

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Dr. Joy Lintelman, Maureen Kelly Jonanson, Secretary, Milda Halvorson, President, Norma Johnson
Project Overview
KRAA tour
Project Details
To sponsor a regional tour of "KRAA" all girl folk punk band from Sweden.
Project Manager
First Name
Jill
Last Name
Johnson
Organization Name
Nordic Arts Alliance
Street Address
PO Box 314 202 1st Ave N
City
Moorhead
State
MN
Zip Code
56560
Phone
(218) 329-8893
Email
nordicartsalliance@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Gary Hendrickson: former professor of literature; Nancy Berns: radio voice actor, costumer, vocal director, choral singer; Jane Gudmundson: retired gallery manager Minnesota State University-Moorhead, artist in residence; Pagyn Harding: literary artist and publisher author; Kari Adams: graphic designer, printmaker; Jimmy Schryver: professor of Art History at University of Minnesota-Morris; Kari Kjesbo: former gallery manager and catering business owner; Katherine Dahl: retired librarian at University of North Dakota-Grand Forks; Lorene McIntosh: retired art teacher; Carolyn Flieder: fiber artist, former quilt shop owner; Merlin Peterson: BA Theatre Arts, UM, director, set designer, owner of PopeArt performance space.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Gary Hendrickson: former Professor of Literature, former Senior Grant Officer at National Endowment for Humanities, Academic Dean at M State Fergus Falls; Kari Adams: graphic designer with University Relations at University of Minnesota- Morris; Nancy Berns: board member for Alexandria Area Arts Association Board and the IDS 206 Center for the Arts Focus Group, vocalist, choir director; Jane Gudmundson: retired Gallery Manager at Minnesota State University- Moorhead, former Education Director at Plains Art Museum; Jimmy Schryver: Assistant Professor of Art History at University of Minnesota- Morris; Kari Kjsebo: former manager of the Underbrush Art Gallery, estate sale manager; Katherine Dahl: retired reference librarian for various universities; Pagyn Harding: literary artist, author, volunteer for arts organizations as grant writer/publicity coordinator/administrator; Lorene McIntosh: art teacher (privately and in K-12 schools); Carolyn Flieder: former social worker for Lutheran Social Services, former owner of a Quilt Shop/Bed and Breakfast business, fiber artist, visual artist; Merlin Peterson: worked at Guthrie Theatre, director, lighting and set designer, owner of Pope Art, alternate Pope County.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No